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EA’s Star Wars games likely won’t see a release on the Wii U

EA announced that its Star Wars games will be built on Frostbite 3, but an EA DICE developer revealed that Frostbite 3 does not work on the Wii U. It's not difficult to connect the dots.
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‘Aliens: Colonial Marines’ studio reportedly liquidated after laying off its entire staff

Sources claimed that the entire staff of TimeGate Studios has been laid off. The studio behind 'Aliens: Colonial Marines' was showing off a new game as recently as March, but an ongoing lawsuit may have taken its toll.
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PS4 and next Xbox will reportedly embrace free-to-play gaming

Epic Games Vice President Mark Rein told an audience at the Game Horizon conference that the PS4 and next-gen Xbox will focus heavily on free-to-play games with in-app purchases. That's what Sony and Microsoft have been telling developers…
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‘World of Warcraft’ loses 1.3 million subscribers in three months

Activision-Blizzard's Q1 2013 report reveals that World of Warcraft lost 1.3 million subscribers in the first three months of the year, with the still-popular MMORPG down now to 8.3 million subscribers.
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Ouya showing its growing pains, delays launch to June 25

The retail release date for Ouya slips to June 25, 2013 even as the company secures $15 million in investment capital and adds ex-EA chief creative officer Bing Gordon to its board of directors.
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EA Sports locks down its exclusive FIFA license through 2022

EA remains the only game developer and publisher with the right to release official FIFA-branded games for the next nine years. FIFA 14, meanwhile, will likely debut at E3 in June.
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Shane Black rewarded for ‘Iron Man 3’ success with ‘Doc Savage’

After co-writing and directing the increasingly successful ‘Iron Man 3,’ Shane Black has finally been given the keys to the Doc Save property.
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Sony waives $99 fee for PlayStation Mobile developers

Sony will no longer charge PlayStation Mobile devs a $99 licensing fee to get their games published on the mobile-friendly platform. It's yet another reflection of the top-tier publisher's push for more indie content on PlayStation…
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Electronic Arts earnings call hints at E3 2013 lineup

NBA Live for the PS4 and next-gen Xbox will be revealed at E3 alongside games in the Need for Speed, FIFA, Madden, and Battlefield series', according to EA Labels boss Frank Gibeau.
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‘The Wolf Among Us’ introduces gamers to the Fables universe

Telltale Games released the first batch of screens today for The Wolf Among Us, the studio’s upcoming episodic adventure set in the Fables universe. We’ll share those screens with you here, but this write-up isn’t about…
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Sony to manufacture the PS3 in Brazil with specially localized games

The PS3 is currently subject to high import tariffs in Brazil, but Sony announced that it will manufacture the console locally and sell it directly to Brazilians at a more affordable price. Sony hopes to boost the Brazilian games market.
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EA kicks the hornet’s nest, plans to stop paying license fees for the rights to guns

EA won't pay gun makers anymore to depict their weapons in video games, but it will still depict their weapons. The publisher believes it shouldn't have to pay for that privilege anymore than authors pay to write the word 'Colt.'